Published: 3 November 2008

Students in apprenticeship training number 63,300 in 2007

According to Statistics Finland, 63,300 students attended apprenticeship training leading to a qualification or degree during calendar year 2007.

The number of students was 16 per cent up on the previous year. Forty-three per cent of the students attended training for an initial vocational qualification, 33 per cent for a further vocational qualification and 24 per cent for a specialist vocational qualification. The proportion of men was 52 per cent.

New students numbered 28,400. Of the students, 11,000 completed an entire qualification. Of the completed qualifications, 32 per cent were initial vocational qualifications, 40 per cent further vocational qualifications and 28 per cent specialist vocational qualifications. Fifty-five per cent of the qualifiers were women.

These data have been collected from the organisers of apprenticeship training.

New students, students and qualifications in apprenticeship training by region in 2007

Region of the organiser of
apprenticeship training
Apprenticeship training
New students Students Completers of a qualification
Whole country 28,375 63,295 10,980
Mainland Finland 28,333 63,160 10,979
Uusimaa 10,496 23,268 3,874
Itä-Uusimaa 577 1,278 159
Varsinais-Suomi 2,235 4,613 763
Satakunta 1,001 2,327 463
Kanta-Häme 759 1,697 330
Pirkanmaa 2,167 4,862 891
Päijät-Häme 1,044 2,625 361
Kymenlaakso 641 1,414 221
South Karelia 521 1,111 196
Etelä-Savo 565 1,514 349
Pohjois-Savo 674 2,007 501
North Karelia 543 1,359 264
Central Finland 1,106 2,818 630
South Ostrobothnia 2,124 3,850 487
Ostrobothnia 496 1,314 268
Central Ostrobothnia 253 683 149
North Ostrobothnia 1,907 3,625 564
Kainuu 312 720 118
Lapland 912 2,075 391
Åland 42 135 1
Åland 42 135 1

Source: Education Statistics, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Ms Reija Vento +358 9 1734 3279, koulutus.tilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mr Jari Tarkoma

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Last updated 3.11.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Participants and/or completers of a qualification in apprenticeship training in then calendar year 2007. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aop/2007/04/aop_2007_04_2008-11-03_tie_004_en.html